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ADB's key development priorities in Georgia include fostering inclusive and sustainable economic growth, accelerating poverty reduction, and enhancing regional connectivity.

30 Sep 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Approves First Sector Development Program in Georgia to Support Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Services

ADB today approved $150 million (in euro equivalent) in loans to improve water supply and sanitation services in Georgia and help the government craft an integrated approach to the sector’s development.

15 Sep 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Maintains Georgia's Growth Outlook for 2021 at 4.5%

Georgia is forecast to return to economic growth of 4.5% in 2021 from expected recoveries in tourism, private consumption, investment, and net exports, following a contraction this year from the COVID-19 pandemic...

27 Jul 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB to Invest up to $40 Million in GGU Green Bonds to Upgrade Water, Sanitation in Georgia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced an investment of up to $20 million in green bonds to be issued by Georgia Global Utilities JSC (GGU), with proceeds to upgrade water supply and sanitation in Tbilisi and nearby municipalities,. . .

01 Jul 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Allocates Grant Assistance for COVID-19 Rapid Testing Equipment in Georgia

ADB has signed a contract for the purchase of fully-automated high-throughput Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing equipment to support Georgia’s efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.


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08 Oct 2020 | Asian Development Blog

In Central Asia, a Soviet-era electricity network could power future energy sharing

With expanding regional cooperation and a readily available platform, the building blocks are in place for Central Asia to achieve energy security, resilience and economic competitiveness.

05 Oct 2020 | Asian Development Blog

Countries in Central and West Asia must avoid a COVID-19 race to the bottom

Governments in Central and West Asia must commit to reforms and get them right, or face a downward spiral. The costs of the crisis are already obvious in rising deficits and debt. There is no room for complacency.

17 Sep 2020 | Speech

CAREC - Regional Cooperation in the Time of COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Way Forward - Shixin Chen

Opening remarks by Shixin Chen. ADB Vice President (Operations 1) at the CAREC - Regional Cooperation in the Time of COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Way Forward session, 17 September 2020

16 Jun 2020 | Asian Development Blog

In Georgia, initial successes fighting COVID-19 could lead to long-term gains

As Georgia’s economy gradually restarts, it has a unique opportunity to initiate a new era of growth that is more diversified and inclusive.


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